GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump threatened to boycott the CNN debate unless he’s given $5 million, which he’d donate to charity.
“How about I tell CNN, who doesn’t treat me properly I’m not gonna do the next debate, okay,” Trump said during a rally in Georgia on Nov. 30, according to The Hill and Politico.
“How about we do this for CNN: I won’t do the debate unless they pay me five million dollars, all of which money goes to the Wounded Warriors or goes to vets?” he added.
The real estate mogul has become known for butting heads with host networks at debates, and he even led an effort alongside Ben Carson for a change in format, The Hill reports.
“The problem is, they'll say, 'Trump is chicken,'" Trump said of his idea to demand money from CNN. “One thing I'm not is chicken, OK?"
The next GOP debate is set for Dec. 15 and is being hosted by CNN.